I don't use any of these, I download and install my packages manually
What do you think about slapt-get or the other Slackware package
management (Swaret, NetBSD's pkgsrc, slackpkg, and the newer Gslapt-gui
I don't like full blown desktops too much, but If I have to decide I'd go with GNOME
What, if any desktop (kde, gnome, xfce, etc) do you use/like?
I personally like Fluxbox and WMaker
If you DON'T use a desktop (and its given window manager), what window
manager do you use/like on its own with no desktop? personally?
I don't use it too much but I think it's too heavy for my crappy laptop
what do you think of OpenOffice? I use it and like it. Haven't had too
much reason not to. A few MSword docs were a bit "off" and fixable, but I
try to use .rtf when I can. What office applications do you do/use?
The Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG card is a very well supported card on Linux, check the site with the driver Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Driver for Linux
It seems I will have to try and figure out getting the wireless (Intel
PRO/Wireless 2200BG: Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Driver for Linux) installed and
running on my own as its not automatic, which I guess is good as it make
'me' and not some auto-script set it up. Any experience with this one
Slackware is a distribution aimed to advanced users and you will have to configure most things manually from a command line after installation.
Anything else you use and like or don't use and would warn against using?
Anywhere, install it using the installpkg command if you are sure it's an Slackware package or build it from source if you know that it's a source package
when I find a file/package that I want to install (as either root or me) WHERE should I put the .tgz before untarring it and begining the install process? Doest it matter or will the script put it where it belongs no matter where I untarr it and run the install script?